"To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."John Muir on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."John Muir on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."John Muir on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."John Muir on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."John Muir on Saint Augustine
"Take a course in good water and air and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone no harm will befall you."
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."
"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe."